Penrith is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, 12 miles north-west of the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, 17 miles south-east of the major city of Carlisle, 91 miles south of Edinburgh, 221 miles north of Cardiff, and 244 miles north-west of London. Penrith was historically in the county of Cumberland. Penrith falls within the district council of Eden, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA11 postcode district. The post town for Penrith is Penrith.
COVID-19: Penrith coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Cumbria case numbers. This Penrith coronavirus map shows the position of Penrith within Cumbria, along with the number of cases in Cumbria and each of the surrounding areas.
Penrith is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Penrith is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Penrith is CA11 7PX.
Penrith is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA11 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CA11 postcode district.
The post town for Penrith is Penrith. Penrith is in the CA11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penrith.
The centre of Penrith is located at position 54.66601° latitude and -2.75457° longitude.
The centre of Penrith is located at the grid reference easting 351428 and northing 530365 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Penrith relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Penrith to the centre of the town.
Position of Penrith relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Penrith to the centre of the city.